Program Overview

With Fanshawe’s Industrial Mechanic – Millwright program, you’ll be ready to begin a career where you’ll be installing, maintaining, and repairing machinery and tools used to do the dirty work.

Program Details

Program Code
Ontario College Certificate

Your Learning Experience

As a student, you’ll learn how to examine and diagnose problems associated with mechanical or automated equipment. To master a trade you need specific training, and that’s why Fanshawe’s classrooms and labs will give you an understanding of new technology that will affect your day-to-day tasks. You’ll work with hand and power tools as well as welding equipment and you may be required to operate hoisting and lifting devices as well.


After you complete the program and required on-the-job hours, you’ll be more than prepared to write your trade exam and achieve journeyperson status on your way to starting a career as an industrial millwright. If you're ready to work and want to combine training with earning power, consider an apprenticeship where you mix workplace-based training under the direction of experienced workers with shorter lengths of classroom or online training.


This is an apprenticeship program. You cannot apply to this program through Applicants need a sponsor/employer. Your sponsor/employer must register you with:

Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development
Apprenticeship/Client Services
72-1200 Commissioners Road East 
London, Ontario, N5Z 4R3 
MLITSD is responsible for scheduling your in-school training at Fanshawe College.


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Career Information

Graduates of the Industrial Mechanic – Millwright program are more than prepared to successfully write their trade exam and achieve journeyperson status to start their high-demand and rewarding career as an industrial millwright.


Did you know Fanshawe consistently ranks high in graduation employment rates among large colleges in Ontario?

Here are some examples of career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Industrial Mechanic – Millwright (Block, Day Release) [Apprenticeship] program:

Industrial Millwright
Utilize your unique skillset to ensure that equipment and process are maintained to the highest standards.

Robotics Millwright
Troubleshoot, maintain, install and repair electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and industrial equipment.

Maintenance Millwright
Ensure the efficiency and reliability of tooling and production equipment and processes.

Learning Outcomes


Academic School

Program Coordinator:

Bob Campbell, B.E.S., B.Ed, OCT